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RATS quiz 1 review (Governing and Guiding Bodies)
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severe combined immunodeficiency disease
infection in the blood
single stranded DNA
The most common and most reliable way to eradicate viruses in mouse colonies is _____________.
one-celled organisms that are more complex than bacteria
AALAS (American Association for Laboratory Animal Science) mission?
an educational outreach program
What was AALAS used to be called in 1950?
ACP (Animal Care Panel)
When did ACP become AALAS?
certification levels available through AALAS?
ALAT - Assistant Lab Animal Technician
LAT - Lab Animal Technician
LATG - LAb Animal Technologist
Assistant Lab Animal Technician
Lab Animal Technician
Lab Animal Technologist
certification level available through AALAS?
CMAR - Certified Manager Animal Resources
National Association for Biomedical Research (1979)
nonprofit organisation dedicated to advocating the role of humane use of animals in biomedical research
3 R's for NABR?
Explain Refinement (3 R's)
methods that modify procedures to lessen pain and distress on animals
Explain Replacement (3 R's)
Replacing animals with non-animal alternatives
Explain Reduction (3 R's)
minimal number of animals in a study whilst still gaining same statistical/quality of data
Foundation for Biomedical Research
sister organisation to NABR; focuses on public understanding about animals in scientific and medical research
Explain "Animal Rights"
a philosophical belief that gives animals the same equality and protection as humans
Explain "Animal Welfare"
a philosophical belief that it is morally acceptable for humans to use animals provided they are treated humanely
American Veterinary Medical Association
inspects and ensures program aspects and requirements; accredits programs
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
non-profit association the represents and promotes the profession of Veterinary Technology
New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians
represent. promote an advance the licensed veterinary technician profession in NYS
Food and Drug Administration
Animal Welfare Act
regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport and dealers
American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners
provide awards and fellowship to veterinarians who have interest in laboratory animals medicine practice
- Requirement to exercise dogs (1995)
- Requirement of socialization for non-human primates (1995)
Chimpanzee Health Improvement, Maintenance, and Prevention Act
CHIMP ACT (2000) mission?
Create a sanctuary for chimps used in research that are no longer in use for research
United States Department of Agriculture
Provide leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources and related issues
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
an agency under USDA responsible for protection of animal health, welfare and plant health
Which government agency enforces AWA?
Who administers AWA regulations and standards?
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International
AAALAC International mission?
promote responsible treatment of animal in science through a voluntary accreditation program
Chimp Haven date created
Chimp Haven mission
retirement home for chimps that were used in research
CHIMP Act date created
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
develops, monitors and exercise compliance oversight relative to PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
"The PHS Policy"
Public Health Service
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
makes semiannual inspections of all facilities and laboratories where animals are housed or utilized
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research
United States organization which develops and shares information guidelines about animals testing and care of laboratory animals
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
responsible for public health, issuing birth certificates, dog licensing and restaurant inspection and enforcement
Which animals are not included in the AWA?
- mice, rats and birds used for research
- farm animals for food or fiber
- reptiles, amphibians, fish, invertebrates
basic science research
Theory, collecting information (does not typically involve physical animals)
Applied science research
Practical, testing out knowledge learned (includes animals)
Research Team comprises of?
- Principal Investigator (Scientist)
- Technicians (Research and Vet Technicians)
- Care taker/Husbandry
Which organisations regulate research facilities?
USDA, AWA, APHIS
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